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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Philanthropic capital for scaling positive impact

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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling innovative solutions to societal problems

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LGT Venture Philanthropy

Scaling positive impact across world regions


Improving the quality of life of people facing disadvantages

LGT Venture Philanthropy deploys philanthropic growth capital to organizations and companies with effective, innovative and scalable solutions to social and environmental challenges.

About LGT Venture Philanthropy

LGT's Chairman H.S.H. Prince Max von und zu Liechtenstein founded LGT Venture Philanthropy in 2007 with the mission to improve the quality of life of people facing disadvantages, contribute to healthy ecosystems and build resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities.  


Lively Minds

Sep 21, 2022

LGT Venture Philanthropy partners with Lively Minds to improve education and care for pre-school children in rural communities in Ghana

Lively Minds is a non-profit working to improve access to quality education and care for pre-school children across Ghana and Uganda.

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Sep 19, 2022

LGT VP renews partnership with Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association to scale the conservancy model across Kenya and beyond

LGT VP's three-year follow-on investment will support KWCA in further expanding and improving its operations, financial strategy, and monitoring and evaluation.

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Sep 14, 2022

LGT Venture Philanthropy provides follow-on investment to Harambee, tackling youth unemployment in South Africa

With the three-year investment, LGT VP will support Harambee's new role as South Africa’s National Pathway Manager.

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Tom Interview

Jan 31, 2022

Differentiating between venture philanthropy and impact investing

Tom Kagerer, Partner and investment specialist at LGT Venture Philanthropy, explains the main differences between venture philanthropy and impact investing.  

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Jul 22, 2022

LGT Venture Philanthropy continues its engagement with Educate Girls, extending the 10-year-long, successful partnership

LGT VP continues its engagement with Educate Girls (EG), a non-profit organization focused on mobilizing communities to improve and expand girls’ education in India’s rural and educationally underprivileged areas.

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What we do

We scale innovative organizations by providing a tailored combination of capital, access to professional skills, management know-how and strategic advice. Our portfolio organizations are active in key impact sectors, including: education, health and environmental protection and restoration. Through our engagements, we directly contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


With effective, innovative and scalable models, our portfolio has the potential to sustainably improve the quality of life of millions of people facing disadvantages, providing access to essential goods and services, or protecting and restoring the environment.

Fellowship program for a meaningful career

As part of the strategic support to our portfolio, we established the LGT Impact Fellowship program. It connects us and our portfolio with professionals who have the right experience to help us and our organizations scale their impact. In our blog, the Fellows describe their day-to-day work on the ground.

Find out more about the Fellowship and register today